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Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in the united states in thailand. 300 people protested in front of the u.s. embassy in bangkok. many yelling down with america and god is great. the government condemned the film had nothing to do with it and many websites are restricting access to the video or blocking it all together. >>> protests over that video also raised in other parts of the muslim world. in india, demonstrators stomped on the american flag and set cop cars on fire. >> in pakistan, they tore down a billboard and clashed with police outside the u.s. consulate. but the protest turned deadly in afghanistan. a suicide bomber rammed a car full of explosives. an islamic militant group said the attack was revenge for the film. u.s. officials are urging world leaders to speak out against the incident. >> we can all condemn this reprehensible video, but it should never be an excuse for violence. >> a branch of al-qaeda is calling for those protests to continue and egyptian prosecutors are issuing arrests for people linked to the film's production, including people here in the united states. >>> coming up, we're going to sho
Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to talk about, what is the defamation of religion, what's the proper role for the united states. you know, can we actually identify who we think are moderate muslims. >> reporter: just like the u.s. military saw increase in enlistment after the september 11th attacks, the field of foreign service saw a spike of interest. it wasn't about the projection of the american might, but the mind-set. >> i would like to think this is what i would be pursuing even if that weren't true. >> there's a lot of misperception out there in the world, and that they have a duty to serve their country and to try to dispel a lot of the myths out there. >> reporter: but for some in foreign hot spots, there may not always be much of a disstipulation between a soldier and a statesman. >> these are dedicated americans trying to do the best they can, and they are unarmed. >> let's hope that the defenses don't get larger, and security forces don't become so much thicker that it becomes harder to do modern diplomacy, which is communicating. >> reporter: so, many people who choose foreign service see it as a duty, not
Sep 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. the president of a united states who is a black man endorsed same-sex marriage should be put out of office and he never should have been elected. >> surrounded by clergy from around the south. african american pastors, risking his tax exempt status, announced a nationwide campaign against the president. >> i think same-sex couples should be able to get married. >> and about same-sex marriage. >> i want the democratic party to know that you don't own us and you don't own black people. >> but owen's biblical critique of gay marriage is far from anonymous another coalition of pastors from maryland and across the country. >> this is an issue about civil rights. >> announce their support for marriage equality. >> you cannot be for civil rights for african americans. but not for gays and lesbians. >> endorsed question six on maryland's november ballot, which would give same-sex couples the right to civil marriage, but uphold clergy. >> we are here to declare our support. >> under obama, fate is under attack. >> conservative evangelicals think gay marriage could be a wedge issue for
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
was one of those people who dedicated his life to reconciliation between the arab and the united states. he was a peace corps volunteer. he joined the foreign service and obviously committed his life to not only reconstruction and rehabilitation of arab societies, but also focused on libya quite a bit. >> in speaking to americans, and muslims today throughout the washington area, we heard the same message over and over. they hope that the assassination of ambassador stevens does not derail the partnership between the united states and the new libya. wendy and jim? >> christ gordon, thank you. we will be continuing to follow this story. we'll have more on the deadly attacks. the violent protest in the middle east, and there is also new reaction to this. you can also stay up to date on >>> for the second time in three weeks, prince george's county is dealing tonight with the murder of a high school student. both crimes remain unsolved. pat collins joins us from capitol heights. pat? >> reporter: jim, one killed in her home, another killed walking to school. two teenager
Sep 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to become the next president of the united states. >> romney pounced on the president's 60 minutes interview where he used the phrase, bump in the road, to talk about recent events in the middle east. >> these are not bumps in the road. these are human lives. these are developments we do not want to see. this is time for the president who will shape events in the middle east, not just be merciful or be mercy of the events in the middle east. >> the white house pushed back against any suggestion president obama was characterizing the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate as a bump in the road. >> that assertion is desperate and offensive. the president was referring to the transformations in the region. >> the president's campaign is rolling out a new ad attacking romney for saying 47% of americans who don't pay federal income taxi themselves as victims. >> maybe instead of attacking others on taxes, romney should come clean on his. >> ad is airing in ohio, where paul romney is launching a campaign bus tour. and the first of three presidential debates is set for october 3. at the
Sep 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
powers in his final address at the u.n. the united states and israel have pledged to do what they must to prevent tehran from developing a nuclear weapon. >> translator: continued threats by the uncivillized zionists to resort with military action against our great nation is a clear example of this bitter reality. >> reporter: u.s. leaders chose not to attend in part because it occurred on yom kippur, one of the holiest days on the israeli calendar. >> ahmadinejad again does not represent us all. >> reporter: iranian americans from across the country joined the protests. >> we send a message that the people of iran stand for democracy, political purism, human rights, secular nonnuclear iran. >> reporter: during his speech ahmadinejad did not directly address his country's nuclear program, but he did say his nation was committed to peace. >>> today we're just saying all the stuff you've been talking about all week long, we've got anita, lesli and jc hayward. so let's get to the story everybody is talking about, those darn nfl refs. we're just learning they apparently have a tentativ
Sep 7, 2012 5:00pm EDT
lady of the united states, i present to you ann romney. >> reporter: ann romney was back in her element. women for mitt rally was held at a riding stable. the horsewoman clearly appreciated the setting. >> i should tell you i feel right at home because i'm in a barn. >> from returning watching her horse in the olympics, ann romney hasn't had much time for riding. she's one of the fearest advocates for her husband, reaching out of to a critical voting bloc. the polls are tight. obama still holds a strong lead. during an interview ann romney repeated the case she made for her husband last week at the republican convention. >> i really hope that americans and virginians in particular have a really serious thought and say, you know he's very competent, he's a good person, he's done a lot of turnarounds, let's give him the keys to the car and see if he can't get the car running. >> behalf attacks i'm not surprised at all, but it's part of who mitt is, not to be able to talk about the piece he does -- he does these things, but guess what? he doesn't talk about these things. that's not who he
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